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Upcoming events

  • GEOBuiz Summit

    , Monterey Bay, California, USA

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi will discuss Architecture, Engineering, and Infrastructure at this annual gathering of geospatial business leaders.

    GeoBuiz Summit - January 2022 Monterey Bay, California.
  • Building the Open Metaverse in Philadelphia

    5:30 to 7:00 PM ET, Maggiano's Little Italy, 1201 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    SIM Philadelphia

    The metaverse has come into the limelight with everything from coverage on CNBC to Roblox's creator platform to Facebook's rename to Meta.  What is or may become the metaverse?  What computing trends - from game engines to VR to AR wearables - are enabling this?  What does it mean for the metaverse to be open and how can we facilitate openness with open standards?  And how is Philadelphia-based tech startup, Cesium, playing a role in building the metaverse?

  • Past events

  • USGIF GEOINT Symposium 2022

    , Aurora, Colorado

    The USGIF GEOINT Symposium is the nation's largest gathering of GEOINT professionals.

    Visit the Cesium team in BOOTH 1011 to see easy ways to integrate One World Terrain data with hi-res insets, move from 2D to 3D, access and stream metadata with 3D Tiles Next, and leverage game engine technology to build never-before-seen applications and experiences with Cesium for Unreal.

    Monday, April 25

    2-3 PM - Training Session: Creating Accurate, Global-Scale Realtime Simulations with Cesium for Unreal Engine
    Presented by Nithin Pranesh, Cesium for Unreal Developer

    Tuesday, April 26

    1:40 PM - Lightning Talk: 3D Tiles Next: Data Performance for the Future of 3D Geospatial
    Presented by Brady Moore, Director of Mission Support

    3:30-4:15 PM - Panel: What is the Metaverse Anyway?
    Moderated by Patrick Cozzi, CEO

    GEOINT 2022
  • Khronos Group WebGL Meetup

    8 PM ET, Virtual

    The Khronos Group hosts this virtual WebGL meetup that includes experts from Google, Intel, Mozilla, and Cesium.

    Sean Lilley will discuss how 3D Tiles Next uses glTF to scale massive models and its efficient implementation in WebGL.

  • New Space Workshop: How Can We Build Space from Scratch?

    4 to 7 PM ET, Virtual

    SSSI and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) are partnering on this virtual event to discuss New Space.

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi will join a panel discussion on "Evolving the New Space Ecosystem," along with Prashant Shukle, COO, KorrAI; Joe Morrison, VP Commercial Product, Umbra; Mani Thiru, Space Industry Development Asia Pacific, AWS; and moderator Bill Barrett, Senior VP, Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants.

    OGC SSSI New Space Workshop, February 15, 2022
  • Combining High-performance Simulation, New Gaming Technologies and Defence Innovation

    11:00 AM EST, Virtual

    Brady Moore, Cesium's Director of Mission Support, joins experts from NATO Modelling and Simulation Group, Epic Games, and the Foundation for Strategic Research to discuss how game technology can support high-intensity warfare training.

    Combining high-performance simulation, new gaming technologies and Defence Innovation -COGES event - December 21, 2021
  • Metaverse Session at 121st OGC Member Meeting

    3:30 to 5 pm, Virtual

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi will participate in a special public session on the metaverse during the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)'s 121st Member Meeting. The week-long event of Standards Working Group meetings, special sessions, workshops, and keynotes will take place December 6-14, 2021.

  • I/ITSEC 2021

    , Orlando, Florida, USA

    The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is the world’s largest modeling, simulation, and training event. Visit Cesium in booth 2634.

  • Web3D Conference

    , Virtual

    Cesium's Peter Gagliardi will discuss Cesium and 3D Tiles at this international conference on 3D Web technology hosted by SIGGRAPH.

    3D web conference banner 2021

    1 pm ET, Virtual

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi will join a panel of global Metaverse futurists and luminaries for "A Vision of the Metaverse." Experts will share their vision of the Metaverse, its potential, and what needs to happen to build the foundation.

    Dean Takahashi, Lead Writer, GamesBeat/VentureBeat

    Tim Sweeney, Founder and CEO, Epic Games

    Morgan McGuire, Chief Scientist, Roblox

    Rev Lebaredian, VP of Simulation Technology and Omniverse Engineering, NVIDIA

    Patrick Cozzi, CEO, Cesium

    Willim Cui, Vice President of Tencent Games, Tencent

    Christina Heller, CEO, Metastage

    Jinsoo Jeon, VP, Head of Metaverse Company, SK Telecom

  • DINAcon: " - a technological innovation"

    8:40 AM ET to 9:40 AM ET, Basel, Switzerland, and Virtual

    Cesium's Sam Rothstein will join experts from Camptocamp and the Federal Office of Topography swisstopo, to discuss how open source software like CesiumJS makes creating 3D visualizations accessible to a broad range of professionals.

    Cesium open source projects
  • Geospatial World Forum

    , Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    Cesium is a proud sponsor of GWF and will lead the plenary session on AEC and Digital Cities and participate in a panel discussion on "The Rise of Data Platforms & Fusion for Defence Intelligence."

    illustrated skyline of Amsterdam with words above: Geospatial World Forum 2021, October 20-22, 2021 Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • O3DE CON

    1:30 PM PDT, Los Angeles, CA and Virtual

    Cesium's Shehzan Mohammed and Bao Tran will present, "Bridging the Physical and Digital Worlds: Cesium and 3D Tiles for O3DE" at this conference by the O3D Foundation that explores open source collaboration in gaming.

    o3DEcon LA October 11-12, 2021
  • 3D Geoinfo

    1:15 AM EST, Virtual

    Cesium's Shehzan Mohammed will join a panel discussion, America's Future with LiDAR & Digital Twinning, with experts from OGC and USGS.

  • USGIF GEOINT Symposium

    , St. Louis, Missouri, USA

    Cesium will be exhibiting at this year’s GEOINT, the largest gathering of geospatial intelligence professionals in the US. Find us in booth 2431 or catch Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi on the YPG panel on "Bringing the Geospatial Metaverse from Idea to Reality" on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 3 pm.

    USGIF Geoint Symposium 2021 - "Discovery and Connections" - October 5-8, 2021 in St. Louis, Missouri
  • An Exploration of Pervasive 3D in Geospatial with glTF - SIGGRAPH 2021

    1 to 2 pm ET, Virtual

    Cesium's Sam Suhag will join this session that explores what it takes to incorporate 3D models of buildings, terrain, and environment into Geospatial applications including Cesium, Unreal Engine (4 and 5), and others from the community. This is a BOF session organized by Leonard Daly, The Khronos Group. Registration at the basic level is required.

    Siggraph 2021
  • Building the Open Metaverse BOF - SIGGRAPH 2021

    1 to 3 pm ET, Virtual

    The metaverse will be an open and immersive network for gaming, social engagement, and enterprise collaboration, enabled by the advancement of a breadth of graphics technology, including game engines, AR wearables, real-world scans, and VR. Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi and Marc Petit, VP and General Manager, Unreal Engine at Epic Games, co-organized this event to bring technical experts from across the community together to share their vision and contributions to an open metaverse. Registration for SIGGRAPH required.

    Presenters include:

    Nadine Alameh, CEO at Open Geospatial Consortium

    Teddy Bergsman, Senior Director, Quixel at Epic Games

    Rev Lebaredian, VP, Simulation Technology at NVIDIA

    Morgan McGuire, Chief Scientist at Roblox

    Shehzan Mohammed, Director of Product Management at Cesium

    Royal O'Brien, GM of Digital Media and Games, Linux Foundation

    Christine Perey, Spime Wrangler at PEREY Research & Consulting

    Ash M. Richter, Senior Technology Architect at In-Q-Tel

    Mark Sagar, CEO and Co-Founder, Soul Machines

    Neil Trevett, President, The Khronos Group and VP, Developer Ecosystems at NVIDIA

    Vladimir Vukićević, DIrector, Software Engineering at Unity

    Samantha G. Wolfe, Founder at PitchFWD and Adjunct Professor at NYU Steinhardt

    Cesium is collaborating with Epic Games to build an open metaverse
  • Carto (Cartographic Visualization) BOF - SIGGRAPH 2021

    1 to 2 pm ET, Virtual

    The ACM SIGGRAPH Cartographic Visualization (Carto) session explores how viewpoints and techniques from the computer graphics community can be effectively applied to cartographic and spatial data sets. Cesium's Sam Rothstein will join experts from Esri and the Web3D Consortium for this annual event organized by Theresa-Marie Rhyne. Registration is required.

    Siggraph 2021
  • Smart Construction Digital Meetup

    1pm EST, Virtual

    Join speakers from Cesium, Komatsu, and Hunzinger Construction to learn more about Smart Construction and how 3D geospatial technology is driving digital transformation in AEC. Hosted by our friends at Geoawesomeness. 

    Screenshot of Cesium Smart Construction dashboard showing volume of materials in various shades of yellow, orange, blue, and purple.
  • The Earth Archive Virtual Congress

    , Virtual

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi will join experts from Esri and Intel Geospatial for the Geospatial Infrastructure for Conservation: Technology Panel Discussion.

    Green topography with white letters: EarthArchive Virtual Congress. Chapter 1: The Amazon
June 15-16, 2021 
"An unprecedented scientific effort to create a digital twin of the entire surface of the Earth and everything on it before it's too late."
  • GeoConvergence Workshop

    10:30 AM, Virtual

    Cesium CEO Patrick Cozzi joins a panel of experts including Dr. Sarah Battersby, Dr. Michael Botts, Sanjay Kumar, and Nadine Alameh to discuss The Sciences and Technologies of the GeoConvergence. The GeoConvergence Workshop event is hosted by the American Geographical Society in support of the National Science Foundation.

  • Unlocking Geospatial and Game Engines

    1:00 PM, Virtual

    A one-of-a kind virtual event hosted by our friends at GeoawesomenessUnlocking Geospatial Technology for Game Engines is a virtual Cesium for Unreal digital meetup and will feature a panel discussion with leaders from Cesium, Epic Games, and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), along with Cesium for Unreal demos and audience Q&A.

    The panel will discuss the impact of bridging geospatial and game engine technologies, our shared vision for an open metaverse, and the importance of openness and interoperability in our approach.

    Geoawesomeness panel discussion